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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Bavarian-style Wheat | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Bavarian-style WheatSierra Nevada Kellerweis Bavarian-style Wheat
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4.05/5
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4,083 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Bavarian-style WheatSierra Nevada Kellerweis Bavarian-style Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ClockworkOrange on 03-12-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,691
Reviews:
1,392
Ratings:
4,083
pDev:
11.85%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
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338
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Ratings: 4,083 |  Reviews: 1,392
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a nice yellow golden mirky mix. A very small head. As the beer settled in the glass, everything cleared up.
The aroma was German, a nice wheat style beer.
The taste was even better, in fact better than some of the German Hefeweizen's I have tasted.
But what really made me enjoy this one, was at the end of the bottle, I poured it into the glass, and as before, it started to settle and clear up... This time, as it cleared, there was a good amount of sediment at the bottom.
Finishing that along with the remains of the beer made for an very enjoyable time.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.47/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a hefeweizen glass. Poured into the glass a opalescent gold color, swirled the yeast and then added to the glass which produced a cloudy deep gold, the same color as the label. Lots of head that dissipates with little lacing. The nose is lots of bannana, lots of coriander, all fruit, very wheaty. The taste is all that is promised with pure wheaty flavor, lots of bannana, and good spice of coriander. Palate is very creamy with a good finish that lasts. Very easy drinking, very sessionable. Tasty SN offering and true to style.

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3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle with no date

Look is a great unfiltered gold-yellow with a sudsy white head. Smell is grain, wheat, banana, pepper, clove. Taste follows with light wheat/grain, spice, clove, banana, lemon. Feel is light-medium, ok carbonation.

Great hefe, would be a good introduction to the style. Still, it was a tad underwhelming.

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - golden wheat beer with 1 finger head that quickly disappears

s - a very strong nosed beer. Very strong scents of bannana and clove with lots of malt and bready notes to boot

T - Is this straight from Germany? No its from Chico,CA but its so well crafted it could easily pass as a German imported hef. Exceptional flavor and authenticity.

M - Full bodied and nice.

Overall - A incredibly well crafted Hefeweizen by an American brewer. Germany should be leary. Sierra Nevada does it again.

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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Bavarian-style Wheat from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 4,083 ratings
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